Happy Easter!

The bells are off to Rome during this solemn time remembering Jesus' death. But they'll be back on Easter! And bringing eggs and candy with them.

A Severe Punishment

Bells in centuries past were often treated as humans themselves—they were baptized, named, and described as having “voices.” In this case from Imperial Russia, a bell was punished for centuries for its alleged crime.* It’s 1591 and Boris Godunov is keen on taking the throne of Russia. Tsar Fedor is considered weak in mind and …